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tricky P

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went for a more 'traditional' cut/fit - i know its not perfect (nice arm roll) but its my first suit and i want to get some feedback before i go back to the tailors. Experts (or at least enthusiasts) let me know what you think! - thanks


 

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the creases on your back, the back of your sleeves and the back of your pants....too much creases in the whole back view
 

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can you elaborate as to why? this is by no means my last so I wouldn't mind some pointers. i have searched around and read the guides here on the forum, but its hard to put general guides into practice i guess.
 

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this is classic example of a suit that looks mediocre in static view, but probably looks fine or great in motion.

The upper sleeves and upper trouser show a lot of bagginess, point that out to a good alterationist to fix, they'll probably trim up the area or iron out the faults.
 

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It looks fine in the front, but kind of weird in the back.
 

tricky P

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thanks everyone for the responses. frankly, i can settle with mediocre for now. I was looking more for just a more conservative workhorse that i could wear to weddings/graduations/etc... after buying it i have to say that i am addicted now and will be seeking more adventurous cuts to play with. i just want to make sure its fitting 'correctly' and get it to a good place. thanks
 

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Originally Posted by tricky P
thanks everyone for the responses. frankly, i can settle with mediocre for now. I was looking more for just a more conservative workhorse that i could wear to weddings/graduations/etc... after buying it i have to say that i am addicted now and will be seeking more adventurous cuts to play with. i just want to make sure its fitting 'correctly' and get it to a good place. thanks

See if your tailor can take in the back into the shoulder seams.
 

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It may sound a tad weird, but I would have it pressed again, wear it a couple of times, and take more pictures. These things seem to settle a bit over time. Don't ask me why. The areas that can create the most problems (shoulder and chest) seem to be okay (at least from these two pictures). A good alterations tailor should be able to clean up a lot of the excess fabric and give the jacket a bit more shape. Good luck.
 

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Are you the invisable man? lol just kidding, the suit looks great but you need to unbutton the bottom button that is a huge style no no.
 

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The button stance is a bit high and the jacket is a bit too long.

It is also too loose in the waist area, as well as a bit too loose in the chest.

The shoulders don't look bad. Maybe a touch wide, but only a touch.

If you get the waist taken in it will look pretty decent. You could probably also shorten the jacket a touch, but it's up to you whether that would be worth the money.

If this is OTR it's not too bad. Tough to judge the pants without a side angle shot.
 

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thanks for the crits everyone -

@bowtielover - having a little fun with 'content aware fill' from photoshop cs5 - if you ever use photoshop you should check out this demo: seriously cuts my work time in half at least!

it sounds like waist suppression is priority 1. as far as shortening the jacket - any ideas on how much that would run?
 

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Maybe $40-50, but I really have no idea.

It's not a huge deal, nor does it need to be shortened that much, but I definitely do feel that it will look sharper with 3/4 of an inch or so taken off, which will also help the button stance look a bit better.

Even if you just have the waist taken in the jacket will be a pretty decent effort IMO for off the rack.
 

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